Alabama Tigers look to return to APDFL Playoffs in 2019

The Amateur to Professional Developmental Football League 2019 season is getting closer by the day and the Alabama Tigers are gearing up for year two after getting their feet wet one year ago, where they had enough success to reach the playoffs and finish the year 4-7. Not an...

Phoenix Outlaws aiming for sixth championship game in eight years

John Polchin knows a thing or two about running an elite program at the developmental football level. Teams come and go, and that’s an unfortunate realty. That also highlights just how successful Polchin and the Phoenix Outlaws have been, though. Polchin started the...

The Chilton Tigers are excited to kick off first year in APDFL

When Blake Shirah decided to get a group of good football players together, select a uniform, a logo, a name and decide on which league to join, he wasn’t just starting a football team, but much more than that. “We don’t call ourselves a team,” Shirah told Developmental Football...

Arizona Spartans look to return to the championship in 2019

Last year in the Arizona Gridiron Football League, the Arizona Spartans clicked at just the right time and surprised several teams throughout the playoffs on their way to the championship game where they fell to the Southwest Stampede. “We had a great run last year,” Spartans...

Avondale Reapers have something to prove in 2019

The Avondale Reapers’ inaugural season one year ago didn’t go anything like they planned as they limped into the last week of the season with only one win and couldn’t even finish the final game against the Phoenix Phantoms due to injuries. “We showed up with 13 players and three...

Central Valley Sergeants should be a force in AZCFL

At the developmental football level, it’s common to come across teams with an ‘anything goes,’ unstructured approach, but that crap won’t fly with the Central Valley Sergeants. It’s the Sergeants disciplined, military-style program that has them on the radar of many teams and a...

Arizona Desert Scorpions playing for love of the game

The vast majority of people who excel in any role with a football program absolutely love the game. Due to the demanding nature of the industry, they have to. At the developmental level, with all of the various unique adversities that come with it, loving the game is an absolute...

Sioux City Stampede feeling snubbed again by lack of bowl invite

Earlier this month, 28 teams competed in national bowl games down in Florida, many of which were well-deserving league champions and teams ranked nationally by multiple sources. However, one team wasn’t there. In fact, somehow the Sioux City Stampede have never been invited to...

Tucson Thunder head into 2019 season hungry for a title

If you’re looking for a team with a chip on its shoulders, look no further than the Tucson Thunder of the newly formed Arizona Cactus Football League. This is an organization that was consistently a top team in the Arizona Gridiron Football League for most of last season,...

Crescent City Rampage begin season ranked No. 14 in APDFL

As the month of January winds down, people all over are still in the midst of experiencing everything that a new year brings. For the Crescent City Rampage, the new year will also mark their first as members of the Amateur to Professional Developmental Football League, which is...